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Minimum Wages and Inflation



In the United States, the Federal minimum wage has been $7.25 since 2009. Since 2014, however, 26 states have raised their minimum wage. There has been a push to bring the national minimum wage to $15 and some states and cities are leading the charge. For instance, California and Washington D.C.…

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Inside Real Estate: Another Year, Same Old Expansion



Another year and still no change in the plodding expansion of the U.S. economy. Moreover, there are few visible catalysts that may push the economy towards an “escape” velocity of growth in the foreseeable future. This expansion, though sub-par by historical standards, has actually delivered 27…

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